Miss Universe 2014: Indonesia wins Best National Costume

JAKARTA, Indonesia – Miss Indonesia 2014 Elvira Devinamira was awarded Best National Costume at the 63rd Annual Miss Universe at the FIU Arena in Miami, USA, on Sunday, January 25 (Monday morning in Jakarta).

The awarding followed 3 days of fans voting for their favorite via Twitter using the contestants hashtag and #MissUniverse. From Thursday, January 22, #MissUniverseIndonesia was among the top Twitter trends in Indonesia. 

Elvira's costume is inspired by the Borobudur Temple in Central Java, a 9th century Buddhist temple and UNESCO World Heritage site. 

Elvira said the costume weighed 20 kilos.

Miss Indonesia made it to the top 15 finalists of this year's pageant. 

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